The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class is an SUV medium to the high-end product from the car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz since 2015. 2017 GLC-Class model replaces the previous SUV GLK. The designation of the vehicle of the Mercedes-Benz regarding SUVs changes compared to the past. The base name “GL”, is now followed by the model name of the Mercedes-Benz more like how placement size. The “G” stands for Geländewagen (in German means “off-road”). Its letter is followed by the letter “L” that acts as a link with the letter “C” that invokes the equivalent SUV to sedan range, which in this case is the C-Class.
The contextUnder the vehicle naming scheme operated by Mercedes-Benz SUVs use the base name “GL” followed by the placement of the model’s Mercedes hierarchy. The “G” is for Geländewagen (German for an off-road vehicle) and reference the long-running G-Wagen. This is followed by the letter “L”, which serves as a liaison with the letter “C”, the GLC being the SUV equivalent of the C-Class.
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class, like its predecessor, is currently serving at Mercedes-Benz plant in Bremen, Germany. Since the main GLC production site in Bremen already running at full capacity, Mercedes-Benz has decided to expand the production capacity by taking advantage of Valmet Automotive plant in Uusikaupunki, Finland. The manufacture of the GLC will begin in Finland during Q1 / 2017.
The Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class 2017 is available in a five-door hatchback body styles with seating for five. Mercedes also offers 2017 GLC Coupe with four doors. In continental Europe, it’s available with three diesel engines, three petrol engines, and a plug-in hybrid. Meanwhile, presented in Britain just three diesel and one petrol AMG model.
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Engine
Power comes from a choice of 2-liter 4-cylinder turbo petrol and 2.2-liter 4-cylinder turbo diesel engines in various power stages connected to a 9-speed G-Tronic automatic transmission. 4MATIC AWD is standard in markets and optional on others. The 2017 GLC-Class is 183.3 inch (4656 mm) long, 74.4 in (1890 mm) wide and 64.5 in (1638 mm) high, with a height of 63.9 in (1623 mm) and 63.7 in (1618 mm) in the rear, 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class trunk volume rated at 20.5 Cu.ft (580L).
In the German home market, the GLC250 4MATIC petrol version with GLC220d 4MATIC and GLC250d 4MATIC diesel versions with a plug-in hybrid version called the 350th, while only two models, the GLC300 and 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class AMG GLC43 is available in the US.
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Coupe